Digital Pills Improve Chemo Outcomes

Digital Pills Improve Chemo Outcomes

Smart pills represent a new way to combine technologies in which each element in the stack plays a critical role. The essential components of digital medications include a drug, an ingestible sensor, a wearable patch that receives data from the ingestible sensor, and...
Penn Med’s Pioneering E-lert TeleICU

Penn Med’s Pioneering E-lert TeleICU

Telemedicine use is growing rapidly. We’ve written about imaging store and forward services for specialist access, remote consults for brain tumor second opinions, telepsychiatric visits, and much more. From the recent spate of media attention to telemedicine...
Medtronic and IBM Watson Predict Hypoglycemic Events

Medtronic and IBM Watson Predict Hypoglycemic Events

Hypoglycemia — low blood glucose — is a dangerous and potentially fatal condition most commonly experienced by people with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetics aim to keep their blood sugar levels in the healthy 70-180 mg/dL range as much as possible by managing...
AI Predicts Patient Reaction to Chemotherapy

AI Predicts Patient Reaction to Chemotherapy

Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy commonly suffer from sleep disturbances, anxiety, and depression among other side effects. We’ve written about technology that helps restore hair growth after chemotherapy. We also covered AFLAC’s smart pediatric...